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woman Idioms & Phrases


bionic woman

  • noun a human being whose body has been taken over in whole or in part by electromechanical devices
    cyborg; bionic man.
    • a cyborg is a cybernetic organism
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black woman

  • noun a woman who is Black
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cleaning woman

  • noun a human female employed to do housework
    char; woman; charwoman; cleaning lady.
    • the char will clean the carpet
    • I have a woman who comes in four hours a day while I write
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comfort woman

  • noun a woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II
    ianfu.
    • she wrote a book about her harsh experiences as a comfort woman
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commission on the status of women

  • noun the commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with the status of women in different societies
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disagreeable woman

  • noun a woman who is an unpleasant person
    disagreeable woman.
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enlisted woman

  • noun a female enlisted person in the armed forces
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fancy woman

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.
  • noun an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man
    mistress; fancy woman.
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foolish woman

  • noun a female fool
    flibbertigibbet.
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gay woman

  • noun a female homosexual
    lesbian; tribade.
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herb-woman

Herb"-wom`an noun
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plural Herb-women
Definitions
  1. A woman that sells herbs.
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honest woman

  • noun a wife who has married a man with whom she has been living for some time (especially if she is pregnant at the time)
    • he made an honest woman of her
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kept woman

  • noun an adulterous woman; a woman who has an ongoing extramarital sexual relationship with a man
    mistress; fancy woman.
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lollipop woman

  • noun a woman hired to help children cross a road safely near a school
    lollipop lady.
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loose woman

  • noun a woman adulterer
    strumpet; adulteress; jade; slut; hussy; trollop; fornicatress.
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married woman

  • noun a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
    wife.
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old woman

  • noun a woman who is old
  • noun herb with greyish leaves found along the east coast of North America; used as an ornamental plant
    dusty miller; beach wormwood; Artemisia stelleriana.
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one-woman

  • adjective satellite designed for or restricted to a single person
    one-man; one-person.
    • a one-man show
    • a one-person tent
    • Sarah Silverman's hilarious one-woman show
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Oyster wench, Oyster wife, Oyster women

  • a women who deals in oysters.
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point woman

  • noun a woman who is the forefront of an important enterprise
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slovenly woman

  • noun a dirty untidy woman
    slattern; slut; trollop.
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Strange woman

  • (Script.), a harlot. Prov. v. 3.
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stunt woman

  • noun a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    stunt man; double.
    • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable
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tire-woman

Tire"-wom`an noun
Etymology
See Tire attire, Attire.
Wordforms
plural Tire-women
Definitions
  1. A lady's maid.
    Fashionableness of the tire-woman's making. Locke.
  2. A dresser in a theater. Simmonds.
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unmarried woman

  • noun a woman who is not married
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unpleasant woman

  • noun a woman who is an unpleasant person
    disagreeable woman.
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Wafer woman

  • a woman who sold wafer cakes; also, one employed in amorous intrigues. Beau. & Fl.
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Waiting maid, Waiting woman

  • a maid or woman who waits upon another as a personal servant.
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white woman

  • noun a woman who is White
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widow woman

  • noun a woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried
    widow.
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woman chaser

  • noun a man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women
    masher; skirt chaser; wolf.
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Woman hater

  • noun a misanthrope who dislikes women in particular
    misogynist.
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  • one who hates women; one who has an aversion to the female sex; a misogynist. Swift.
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woman of the house

  • noun a wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family income
    lady of the house; homemaker; housewife.
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woman of the street

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; working girl; bawd; sporting lady; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.
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woman's body

  • noun the body of an adult woman
    adult female body.
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woman's clothing

  • noun clothing that is designed for women to wear
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woman's doctor

  • noun a specialist in gynecology
    gynaecologist; gynecologist.
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woman's hat

  • noun hats for women; the wares sold by a milliner
    millinery.
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woman-worship

  • noun the worship of women
    gyneolatry; gynaeolatry.
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women's army corps

  • noun an army corps that was organized in World War II but is no longer a separate branch of the United States Army
    WAC.
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women's lib

  • noun the movement aimed at equal rights for women
    feminist movement; feminism; women's lib.
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women's liberation movement

  • noun the movement aimed at equal rights for women
    feminist movement; feminism; women's lib.
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women's liberationist

  • noun a supporter of feminism
    libber; women's liberationist; feminist.
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women's rightist

  • noun a supporter of feminism
    libber; women's liberationist; feminist.
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wonder woman

  • noun a woman who can be a successful wife and have a professional career at the same time
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yellow woman

  • noun offensive term for an Asian woman
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young woman

  • noun a young woman
    fille; missy; girl; miss; young lady.
    • a young lady of 18
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